RAHMAN’S CHAMBERS, Barristers & Advocates || A leading law firm of Bangladesh

Who We Are


Rahman’s Chambers is a full service & one of the largest law firm in Bangladesh serving from six locations nationwide. It is one of the leading law firms in Bangladesh. Its different departments are consistently top ranked/ranked by Leading Legal Directories. The firm was founded by Mr. Mohammed Forrukh Rahman, Barrister-at-Law and Advocate, Supreme Court of Bangladesh in 2006 following his nearly 100 year family tradition that dates back to 1920s. It is a well organised law firm composed of several teams and departments comprising both highly experienced senior lawyers and talented, disciplined junior lawyers and adequately experienced and skilled support staff. With 31 practice areas & 17 lawyers organised under 9 departments, 13 senior and junior support staff serving from six branches located across three Divisions in Bangladesh, it is the most nationally diversified legal service provider in Bangladesh. It has an International division composed of lawyers specialised in cross border and international works providing premium solutions to international clients. The Chambers have a compliant HR policy and policy on gender diversity in the workplace. It has a rich library with a mixture of print and online resources while most major local and international law reports are in original print format.    

Main practice areas of the firm include Admiralty, Maritime and Ship Arrest, Arbitration, Mediation and ADRs, Aviation Matters, Banking, Finance & Investment, Capital Market, Commercial Litigation, Commercial Transactions, International Trade, Construction & Engineering, Foreign Investment and Business Set-Up, Fraud and White collar litigation, Global Investment & Business Visa, Intellectual Property Matters, Judicial Review of Administrative Action, Labour, Service tribunals & related matters, M & A, Corporate matters and Litigation, Marine Insurance, Power, Energy and Infrastructure projects, Procurement, Bidding & Government Contracts, Shipbuilding and Ship breaking matters, Real Estate and Property Matters, VAT, Tax and Customs Matters etc.

Rahman’s Chambers has an outstanding reputation for delivering premium solutions which are economic in commercial terms.  The same is made possible by utilizing its resources i.e. experienced, specialised and highly educated senior lawyers, talented junior lawyers graduated from top law schools, excellent operational model, prestigious and valuable print and online law report and journal, strong network and geographical locations etc. The firm has been consistently ranked by world’s leading and highly reputed global directory Chambers and Partners in its Chambers Global guide for its international capability & Chambers Asia Pacific guide for its local and regional works. The Chambers is also recommended by its own clients and different persons and its achievements are also well documented. The Chambers’ strategy can be defined as being the pursuit of excellence and innovation while it takes sufficient account of the fact that this excellence can not be achieved overnight.

Over last 14 years, the Chambers has served more than 150 clients which includes multinationals, such as Ralph Lauren, Philips Lighting, Samsung Engineering, Uniqlo, group of companies e.g. Anwar Group, local businesses e.g. Unitex LP Gas Limited, foreign investments e.g Gildan, joint venture e.g. Grameen Danone Foods Limited, overseas clients e.g. Vector Aerospace, London P & I Club and numerous high net worth individuals. We have also worked with a number of international law firms involving our mutual clients such as HFWFleet HamburgKing & Wood Mallesons, Akin Gump Strauss LLPKim & Chang etc.

Why Us


  • Serving 14 years 
  • Practical Commercial Solution 
  • 100 year family history
  • Excellent operational model 
  • One of the largest law firm
  • Compliant HR policy 
  • Specialised lawyers 
  • Reasonable pricing
  • High ethical standard
  • Physical and online resources 
  • Remarkable success record.
  • Most branches nationwide 
  • Gender diversified 
  • Strong Network 

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LEGAL SERVICE AVAILABILITY DURING LOCKDOWN FROM 14.04.201 TILL 21.04.2021.

We care about your safety and also value the importance of work, as such, in the coming countrywide lockdown, we will continue to provide you, our support. 1. We will remain operational and continue providing services online;2. We will be available during usual office hours via mobile and email. As per the guidelines from Govt. Circular issued on 12 April 2021, all our branches will remain closed from 14 April – 21 April 2021. We will notify you if there are any further instructions issued by Govt. or any subsequent changes in our operational hours.

Please stay at home and stay safe.

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Our Reported Cases


Income Tax matter: Estimation of sell & rate of gross profit

Grameen Danone Foods Ltd Vs. Commissioner of Taxes reported in 6 CLR (HCD) (2018) 25. The Hon’ble Court observed that despite the assessee being a Bangladeshi company…

Power & Energy: Gas Supply through dedicated line 150 psi 12- inch gas line

TM Textile and Garments Vs. Bangladesh reported in 6 CLR (HCD) (2018) 65. The issues involved were that of a legitimate expectation …

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Our Recent Works


Completed Construction Arbitration 

Chambers successfully completed arbitration, arguing on behalf of Knight Frank Development Ltd, a construction company in Chittagong over a complex dispute amounting to 1.25 Billion BDT… The Firm was successful in securing the award in our favor…

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Admiralty, Maritime Dispute Resolution

Bangladesh is a maritime country with 710 KM of coastline at the vertex of the Bay of Bengal. It has two major seaports largest and busiest one is in Chittagong

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Alternative Dispute Resolution

Alternative disputes resolution comprising arbitration, mediation & negotiation or mutual conciliation is gaining popularity in Bangladesh

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Banking & Finance Litigation

For both borrower and lender recovery, related litigation is a common issue where they both require continuous legal support.

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Banking, Finance Transactions

Legal service the area of banking finance and institutional investment is in high demand in Bangladesh. Our Central bank in specific situations allowing

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Capital Market Transactions & Disputes

Rahman’s Chambers advised high net worth individuals over legal complexity involving sponsor directorship and shareholding in listed public limited companies.

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Commercial Transactions

We are a full-service law firm for all trade-related matters. Besides dealing with Commercial Litigation matters, the firm provides all sorts of support…

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Commercial Litigations

Commercial and International Trade is a complex area of law. Specializing in this subject requires in-depth knowledge as well as practical experiences.

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Corporate Litigations

we have successfully handled a number of major company matters suits are e.g. merger and amalgamation of one company with another, winding -up ..

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Corporate Transactions

We have a wide range of expertise ranging from filing annual returns to dealing with highly complex reorganization and acquisition.

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Construction & Engineering Transactions

Construction and Engineering related works are taking place at a large scale in Bangladesh in almost all sectors. Legal services are required ..

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Cross Border Matters

A large numbers of cross-border disputes are also taking place in relation to the payment, investment, shipping, international trade.

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Environmental Law

Our lawyers’ have deep knowledge of local and international environmental laws and also access to various legal resources available at Chambers..

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Financial Crimes & Negligence

Rahman’s Chambers is one of the market leaders in analyzing, identifying and prosecuting and defending critical and complex fraud cases with a high success record..

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Fundamental Rights, Judicial Review & Writs

Business transactions, licenses, permits and all other activities of a business concern or individual are often get exposed to different regulatory issues.. 

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Foreign Investment and Business set up

Bangladesh is the 2nd largest garments manufacturer of the world; hence it attracts huge foreign investments in this sector.

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Global Investment & Citizenship

In an era of Globalization, visa-free travel and ease of mobility not only bridges the gap between nations and businesses..

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G2G, PPP & Other Infrastructure Projects

Rahman’s Chambers is one of the leading law firms in providing legal services in power sector. From the very inception the firm advises both foreign and local clients on power and energy matters.

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Information Technology Law

Information Technology is now an Integral part of companies’ life. There are unique regulatory compliance within each jurisdiction and distinct reporting obligations.

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International Arbitration

The Chambers acted as local counsel for Power Sector Company, Ship Owner in a number of international arbitration e.g. LCIA, GMAA and ICC

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Intellectual Property Matters

From the perspective of Bangladesh, Intellectual Property (IP) law is not new. The law of patent and industrial design in Bangladesh is dated back to 1911.

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International Law

International law usually falls into two different categories. Public International law and Private international law. Public international law is the set of rules..

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Infrastructure & Construction Dispute Resolution

In recent years there has been increasing amount of public spending on infrastructure & development projects like building new roads, highways, power plants, bridges & flyovers

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Labour and Employment Transactions

Whether it is a small enterprise or a giant MNC dealing with employment legal issues are regular affairs of our Chambers.

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Labour, Employment Dispute Resolution

We handle all sort of labour and employment disputes resolution arising from termination, dismissal, trade union rights, redundancy, injury and death etc.

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Marine and General Insurance

Our Firm has represented a number of globally leading P & I Clubs involving several marine risks covered under the marine insurance policy for both hull and cargo successfully.

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Real Estate and Property Disputes

In recent years we have successfully resolved a high profile complex dispute resulting in the client being able to recover the possession of land…

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Real Estate and Property Transactions

Rahman’s Chambers’ Corporate department comprising lawyers with significant expertise in M&A (land acquisition), who ensure the best quality of services & on-time delivery.

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Shipping Transactions

We are under the spotlight accordingly to Chambers and partners for wide range of shipping works, it says “Specialist shipping practice covering the full scope of maritime issues”.  

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Transportation Matters

Rahman’s Chambers offers a strong blend of legal acumen and industry knowledge in the Transportation sector, which includes Aviation related matters etc

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VAT, Tax and Customs Dispute Resolution

Legal support is often required for challenging any claim, issues, Order before the Higher Authority or Tribunal which may even go up to the High Court & Appellate Division.

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VAT, Tax and Customs Transactions

VAT, Tax and Customs related legal support is high in demand in Bangladesh. Particularly for companies, new investors & entrepreneurs knowing the different formalities involving taxation

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